It’s been confirmed — The Giver will partly be in black and white.
Just like the novel where people see in black and white, the film will be seen in black and white AND color, the studio confirmed.
“I began to think about how important memory is. What would happen if we could manipulate human memory?” author Lois Lowry shares in the featurette below.
She continues, “And when a writer begins to think questions like that, starting with ‘What If?’, then a story begins.”
The Giver, which opens on August 15th, is set in a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice. Now, a young boy (Thwaites) is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.
Here’s the synopsis: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.
The Giver is set to hit theaters on August 15. We can’t wait to see it!
The flick is an adaptation of the popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry, and revolves around a young boy (Thwaites) who is selected for life service as the Receiver of Memories. He works with The Giver (Bridges), an older man who teaches the boy to use his sensory gifts.
Taylor Swift cozies up to Brenton Thwaites at The Weinstein Company and eOne Entertainment Party for August: Osage County and One Chance held at Soho House on Monday night (September 9) in Toronto, Canada.
Augustus is Hazel’s (Shailene Woodley) love interest. He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at a young age and lost his right leg to the disease. He loves video games, in particular Counterinsurgence 2: The Price of Dawn and the novelizations of the game.
“The Fault in Our Stars” summary: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.